stigma

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English[edit]

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A stigma of a flower

Alternative forms[edit]

  • stigmat (Anglicised long stem)
  • stigme (Anglicised short stem, obsolete, rare)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stigma, from Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand), from στίζω (stízō, I mark)

Noun[edit]

stigma (plural stigmata or stigmas)

  1. A mark of infamy or disgrace.
  2. A scar or birthmark.
  3. (botany) The sticky part of a flower that receives pollen during pollination.
  4. a ligature of the Greek letters sigma and tau, (Ϛ/ϛ).

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stiːma/, [ˈsd̥iːma] or IPA(key): /stikma/, [ˈsd̥iɡ̊ma]

Noun[edit]

stigma n (singular definite stigmaet, plural indefinite stigmata)

  1. stigma

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

stigma

  1. stigma

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand)

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Noun[edit]

stigma m (plural stigmas)

  1. stigma (Greek letter)
    Contrairement à ce que l'œil pourrait laisser croire, stigma n'est pas un sigma final grec : en effet, c'est l'évolution de la ligature d'un sigma lunaire avec un tau.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

stigma m (plural stigmi)

  1. stigma (all senses)

stigma m, f (invariable)

  1. stigma (Greek ligature)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

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Noun[edit]

stigma n (genitive stigmatis); third declension

  1. brand (burned mark, especially on a slave)

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative stigma stigmata
genitive stigmatis stigmatum
dative stigmatī stigmatibus
accusative stigma stigmata
ablative stigmate stigmatibus
vocative stigma stigmata

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Swedish[edit]

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stigma n

  1. a stigma
    att ha många barn har gått från stigma till status
    to have many children has gone from stigma to status

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